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Adult Events

Edible gardening and sustainable living is easy when you know how! Our Green Thumb events are the perfect way to learn skills and discover something new.  

Book in early to get your tickets and look out for our special Pop-up programs across the year.  

Check out our events below!

girls night in the kitchen

Girls Night In The Kitchen
Friday 13 August at 7pm, Online Event

Join us for a fun, online cooking presentation with our resident chef Jo O’Reilly from Jo’s Kitchen Capers. Jo will demonstrate how to make an easy to cook, nutritional recipe using local, seasonal produce in her very own kitchen with a Q and A to follow.

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keeping your garden healthy

Keeping Your Garden Healthy
Saturday 21 August 1.30pm, Pakenham Library

With a helping hand from the wonderful supporters of the Cardinia Food movement and the Pakenham Community Garden, learn all about choosing healthy plants, using the right fertilizers, companion planting and more.

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thrifty household

The Thrifty Household
Friday 17 September at 5pm, Pakenham Library

Come along and meet Member of Honour and Life Member Noela Macleod AO from the Country Women’s Association of Victoria where she will be discussing their new book ‘Thrifty Household’, which shares more than 1000 budget-friendly hints and tips for a clean, waste-free, eco-friendly home.

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propagating edible plants from seeds

Propagating Edible Plants From Seeds
Saturday 18 September at 1:30pm, Pakenham Library

Discover everything you need to know about propagating seeds and more with Max, our very own local Gardening Guru from the Pakenham Community Garden. Max will take you through all the aspects of seed propagating and you will have an opportunity to help us get some seedlings started for library discovery garden.

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its all about the bees

It’s All About The Bees
Saturday 25 September at 1:30pm, Pakenham Library

Ever wonder what all the buzz is about when it comes to bees? Join us for an exciting and eye-opening event that explores the lives of honeybees!

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propagating cuttings from plants

Propagating Cuttings From Plants
Saturday 2 October at 1:30pm, Pakenham Library

Max our gardening guru is back with cuttings expert Flora from the Pakenham Community Garden to show us how we can get full sized plants in half the time it takes to grow one from seed.

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gardening for spaces big and small

Gardening For Spaces Big And Small
Saturday 9 October at 11am, Pakenham Library

Join us for a fun and informative session where we explore a broad range of different options for growing and gardening.

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pete the permie

Pete The Permie
Saturday 16 October at 1:30pm, Pakenham Library

Join Pete the Permie from Telopea Mountain Permaculture & Nursery to learn about how to design and create a permaculture garden.

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heirloom gardening

Heirloom Gardening
Saturday 13 November at 1:30pm, Pakenham Library

Discover the history and magic of heirloom plants grown from seeds handed down from one generation to the next. Learn how to grow the best tasting veggies and fruit full of colour and flavour from times past and the wonders of traditional gardening methods.

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